Cardiovascular Treatment


Bethesda Heart Marks 100th TAVR — the...

About 20 months after it’s first “transcatheter aortic valve replacement,” a minimally invasive procedure commonly known as TAVR, a team at Bethesda Heart Hospital, part...

June 17, 2021 / 3 min read


Road Trip to Quick Recovery: Patient is...

Having survived a heart attack nearly six years ago, Cliff Watkin, 62, and his wife were living a comfortable retirement in Punta Gorda, Florida, about...

May 27, 2021 / 3 min read


Can Staying Up Too Late Hurt Your...

Just because you are able to get by with limited sleep, it doesn’t mean you should. Skimping on sleep in middle age may significantly increase...

May 24, 2021 / 3 min read


‘Life is Great’: At 86, She Needed...

A little over three months ago, Joan Wright, 86, was generally healthy, enjoying gardening, doing volunteer work and spending time with her family, including two...

April 21, 2021 / 3 min read


Sudden Retirement of NBA Star Puts Spotlight...

In a sudden announcement, Brooklyn Nets all-star center LaMarcus Aldridge, 35, announced on social media that he is retiring from the NBA after experiencing an...

April 15, 2021 / 3 min read


What to Expect at an Appointment With...

If you’ve been experiencing worrisome symptoms, have a family or personal history of heart or vascular disease, or simply want to learn how to lower...

April 14, 2021 / 4 min read


Resistant Hypertension: Controlling Blood Pressure Via New...

Nearly half of adults in the U.S., or about 108 million, have hypertension, or high blood pressure. An even more concerning fact: Only about 1...

April 12, 2021 / 3 min read


Don’t Delay Heart Care During the Pandemic:...

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the way we receive medical care has changed drastically and remains somewhat fluid. These frequent changes can be...

March 22, 2021 / 4 min read


Pioneering Procedure: Radiation Therapy Targets Heart Rhythm...

The relatively new procedure, performed for the first time in Florida by a multidisciplinary team from Baptist Health’s Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and Miami...

March 17, 2021 / 6 min read